Drake University

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Year Founded:
1881
Religious Affiliation:
None
College Type:
Private , Urban
Enrollment:
2955 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$39,062
Tuition Out of State:
$39,062
Division:
NCAA I-AA
Conference:
Missouri Valley Conference (Division I), Pioneer Football League (Division I, Football I-AA)
Thanks for visiting the Drake University Football program info page. Here you'll receive specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to make contact with about recruitment, names of ... Read More

Thanks for visiting the Drake University Football program info page. Here you'll receive specifics on the college and information on their Football program like who to make contact with about recruitment, names of past alumni, what opportunities are available and ways to start the recruiting process.
Drake University Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Personnel
If you're looking to get recruited it is critical to understand who to build a relationship with - and NCSA provides the information you need. The AC (co-DC, DL, ST) of the Drake University Football program is Willie Cashmore. Additional key staff include:


  • Defensive Backs Coach John Bloss

  • Defensive Line/Special Teams Coordinator Willie Cashmore

  • Offensive Assistant / Tight Ends / Fullbacks Steve Flynn

  • Quarterbacks Jeff Martin

  • Offensive Line Coach/Video Coordinator Michael Mcclanathan

  • Special Teams Coordinator Joshua Nash

  • Dir FB Ops Shannon Saunders

  • Linebackers/Quality Control Allen Smith

  • Head Coach Todd Stepsis

  • Running Backs Coach Kirk Wherritt



If you are thinking about becoming a member of Drake University Football program these are the individuals you need to speak to. It's possible to choose to get in touch with them via email using the link above or call the school to obtain more information about the college and Football program prior to determining if it's the best fit for you personally.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
Missouri Valley Conference (Division I), Pioneer Football League (Division I, Football I-AA)
Division:
NCAA I-AA
Athletic Director:
Sandy Hatfiled Clubb
Football Coaching Staff
  • John Bloss Defensive Backs Coach
  • Willie Cashmore Defensive Line/Special Teams Coordinator
  • Willie Cashmore AC (co-DC, DL, ST)
  • Steve Flynn Offensive Assistant / Tight Ends / Fullbacks
  • Jeff Martin Quarterbacks
  • Michael Mcclanathan Offensive Line Coach/Video Coordinator
  • Joshua Nash Special Teams Coordinator
  • Shannon Saunders Dir FB Ops
  • Allen Smith Linebackers/Quality Control
  • Todd Stepsis Head Coach
  • Kirk Wherritt Running Backs Coach
Sports Offered
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Tennis
  • Men's Track
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Rowing
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
(800) 443-7253
Admissions Phone:
(515) 271-2011
Admissions Email:
admission@drake.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Somewhat Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
No
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
 
Application Priority Date:
March 1
Notification Date:
Rolling
Rolling Admissions:
No
Early Action:
No
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
Yes
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
2.9
Average ACT Composite:
0
Average ACT English:
0
Average ACT Math:
0
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
24%
ACT 75th Percentile:
30%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
0
Average SAT 1 Math:
591
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
597
SAT 25th Percentile:
1100%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1350%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Pharmacy, Accounting, Music Performance
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Pharmacy
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Anthropology,
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics,
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology,
  • Biology,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Chemistry,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Computer and Information Sciences,
  • Curriculum and Instruction,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Economics,
  • Educational Administration,
  • English Literature,
  • Entrepreneurial Operations,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • General Legal Studies,
  • Graphic Design, Illustration and Game/Media Design,
  • History,
  • International Business,
  • International Relations and National Security Studies,
  • Journalism,
  • Law,
  • Legal Professions and Studies, Other,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Management Information Systems,
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods,
  • Marketing,
  • Mathematics,
  • Music,
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research,
  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences,
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Professions,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Administration,
  • Public Relations and Advertising,
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing,
  • Sociology,
  • Special Education,
  • Student Counseling,
  • Teacher Development Methods,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Des Moines
Population:
450000
Major City Closest To School:
 
Distance Of Major City:
0 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Des Moines
Distance To International Airport:
6 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Omaha
Distance To Other Airport:
135 Miles
Location Description:

150-acre, suburban campus in Des Moines (population: 198,682). Served by air and bus; train serves Osceola (40 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Demographics
Male:
42.37%
Female:
57.63%
African American:
4.16%
Asian American:
3.38%
Caucasian:
77.87%
Hispanic:
4.27%
International:
6.91%
Other:
0.92%
Student Faculty Ratio:
11:1
Out State Freshmen:
66%
Campus Size:
150 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
97%
Students Live On Campus:
72%
Students Live Off Campus:
24%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
80%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Sorority housing, Fraternity housing, Single-student apartments, Married-student apartments, Special housing for disabled students, Other
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
8
Number Of Sororities:
7
Join Fraternities:
36%
Join Sororities:
29%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
Yes
Navy ROTC:
No
Army ROTC:
Yes
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
800 443-7253
Financial Aid Phone:
(515) 271-2905
Financial Aid Email:
financialaid@drake.edu
Aid Notification Date:
March 1
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA, State aid form
Tuition Instate:
$39,062
Tuition Out of State:
$39,062
Room & Board:
$5,486
Average Debt On Graduation:
$34,919

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